Meaning of pondok in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpɒndɒk/

nounplural noun pondoks, plural noun pondokkies

(also pondokkie)
South African
  • A rough shelter made of scraps of wood, cardboard, or corrugated iron.

    ‘Ferdiny: ‘Should we sleep here in the pondok or in the tents?’’
    • ‘There is a vast difference between somebody living in a shanty town hoping for a small plot on which to erect a pondok and somebody who wants to become a full-time bona fide farmer.’


Afrikaans, from Malay.